How Does The Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) Work?

The Mantoux tuberculin skin test (TST) is commonly used by healthcare professionals to detect tuberculosis (TB) infection and is the test we perform at Summit Health. In this post, we will delve into how the Mantoux TST works at Summit Health, including the process of an initial appointment and the subsequent follow-up reading appointment. What … Read more

How do international certificates of vaccination for yellow fever work?

Yellow fever is a serious viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes that is endemic in tropical regions of Africa and South America. To prevent the spread of the disease, many countries require proof of yellow fever vaccination for travelers entering their borders. The international community has implemented a system to manage yellow fever vaccination status and … Read more

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions In 2023

As of 2023, the world is slowly emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic that has significantly impacted the travel industry. Although many countries have lifted their travel restrictions, some countries still have measures in place to prevent the spread of the virus. In this blog post, we will discuss the COVID travel restrictions in 2023 and … Read more

Etobicoke Travel Clinic Now Open

We are pleased to announce the opening of our Etobicoke Travel Clinic.  The Etobicoke Travel Clinic is located directly across from Sherway Gardens at 190 Sherway Dr #207. Our official opening date is January 9th 2023 and we are offering all Summit Health services excluding blood testing. Subscribe to our newsletter to get access to … Read more is now part of

Summit Health is dedicated to providing the best experience possible for our patients whether that is in our clinics or online. As we continue to expand across Canada we have combined our websites into one single platform hosted on This will allow our team to focus on providing one single unified digital experience for … Read more

What To Know About Typhoid Vaccines For Traveling

What Is Typhoid And How Is It Transmitted Typhoid is an illness caused by a bacteria called Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi, which is the same bacteria that causes food poisoning.  It is most commonly found in underdeveloped countries where tap water is poorly sanitized. Typhoid is transmitted through contaminated food and water. Therefore, infected stools … Read more

How To Receive Proof Of Recovery From COVID-19 With Summit Health

With the recent spike in COVID-19 cases due to the omicron variant, many would-be travellers have been infected and have had to reschedule their trips. In order to travel internationally, most countries require a negative COVID-19 test for entry. Unfortunately, in some cases, recovered patients may still test positive for up to 3 months after … Read more

Laval Covid Testing & Travel Vaccination Clinic Is Now Open

In order to better serve our patients and provide more availability for covid tests and travel health consultations, we have officially opened our new travel clinic in Laval. This new clinic is open now and accepting patients for covid tests for travel (rapid antigen & PCR tests).  Appointments are available today Location Of The Laval … Read more

Traveling during the pandemic: things you should know before your next trip

Travelling during the pandemic, good or bad idea? For travellers, the coronavirus pandemic put a damper on our plans for adventure. As the Covid-19 pandemic progresses, the desire to explore new places is growing. Fortunately, it is still possible to travel and discover new places in 2021, as long as you take the necessary safety … Read more

Students discounts

Are you currently wrapping up your spring semester and gearing up for a trip abroad? Make sure you visit a travel health clinic 4-6 weeks before you leave to get all the necessary vaccine and prescription medication before your departure! We offer a student discount for travel consultations of 15% OFF. PROMO CODE : STUDENT10 … Read more